Frederyk Ngantung is the vice president of product of Solugen, where he leads a multidisciplinary team to develop carbon-negative products to solve unmet needs in markets such as water treatment, agriculture, food, and beverage, among others. With over 15 years of experience including stints at a corporate venture capital firm and three bio-based chemical startups, Ngantung has developed deep expertise around bringing bio-based products to market. Prior to Solugen, Ngantung commercialized Elevance’s bio-based specialty chemicals into oilfield, flavors and fragrances, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, and HI&I markets in the U.S., Europe, South America and Asia. Earlier in his career, Ngantung led technology strategy and commercial development for Amyris and Amyris Brazil. Dr. Ngantung executed key deals to enable Amyris’ successful IPO in September 2010. Ngantung completed his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (BChE) with summa cum laude distinction from the University of Minnesota and earned his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from MIT.